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UI Hires New Vice President for Finance
Posted: Friday, July 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 24, 2015 — The University of Idaho is pleased to announce that Brian R. Foisy has accepted the position of vice president for Finance. His first day at UI is Aug. 31. Foisy brings nearly 20 years of experience in higher education finances to UI, and he most recently served as vice president for Administration and Finance at Minot State University in Minot, North Da...
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Finance | News Release
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First-Generation College-Bound Students Benefit from UI/Verizon Partnership
Posted: Friday, July 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 24, 2015 — Twenty at-risk high school students are experiencing hands-on scientific learning as they investigate climate change, water quality, fuel alternatives and more during the University of Idaho’s Upward Bound Math Science program at the McCall Field Campus, supported by a $6,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation. The Upward Bound students are liv...
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Explore Idaho’s Link to Oreos, Agricultural Science at UI Aberdeen Twilight Tour July 29
Posted: Friday, July 24
ABERDEEN, Idaho – The University of Idaho Aberdeen Research and Extension Center will hold the Twilight Tour from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 29.   The event welcomes families and farmers with fun ways to learn more about efforts by the university to improve lives and benefit agriculture from home landscaping to major crops.   Topics include Idaho wheat’s role in Oreo cookies...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | News Release | Extension
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Moscow Historic Preservation Commission Selects UI as Orchid Award Winner
Posted: Wednesday, July 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 22, 2015 — The Moscow Historic Preservation Commission has awarded the University of Idaho an Orchid Award for its efforts recognizing and celebrating the historic character of the central campus and how it interfaces with the Moscow community. The award recognizes the work of UI’s Architectural and Engineering Services team, which oversaw the design and cons...
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Moscow Science Teachers Hike Mountain for UI Youth Science Program
Posted: Wednesday, July 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 22, 2015 — The experience of science camp is so important that two Moscow High School science teachers are enduring a 92-mile hike with 22,000-foot elevation change in five days to raise money for the Moscow sixth graders to attend the University of Idaho’s McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS). Mark Shipley and Ken Berger will hike the Wonderland Trail around...
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Natural Resources | Biological Sciences | News Release
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UI’s TRIO Receives $1.6 Million Dept. of Education Grant
Posted: Wednesday, July 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 22, 2015 — The University of Idaho has received a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund its Student Support Services TRIO program for the next five years. The funds — about $325,259 per budget year or a little more than $1.6 million — will help the program continue its mission of offering individual academic and personal support t...
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UI Scientists Predict Increase in Megafires Due to Climate Change
Posted: Tuesday, July 21
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 21, 2015 — More megafires are predicted into the mid-21st century as scientists apply climate models to fire-prone regions across the country. “Climate change will increase the odds of conditions that have historically led to megafires,” said UI’s Renaud Barbero, a postdoctoral researcher and lead author of a paper published this month in the In...
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Natural Resources | Science | News Release
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North Idaho Nonprofit Retreat Offers Tools to Empower Organizations
Posted: Tuesday, July 21
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – July 21, 2015 —Education, relationship building and rejuvenation is in store for nonprofit professionals, board members and other volunteers at the North Idaho Nonprofit Retreat, which begins 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at Forty-One South and The Lodge at Sandpoint. The conference, offered through University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene’s Professional ...
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Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning Project Creates Free Textbooks
Posted: Wednesday, July 15
The Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning is making strides in working with Idaho educators to increase affordability and accessibility of high-quality K-12 textbooks for underfunded schools. Through Open Educational Resources (OER) Institutes funded by the Doceo Center, textbooks are being created that are free to any school district. The Doceo Center is operated through the College of Educatio...
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Open House Showcases Continued Remodel of Wallace Residence Center
Posted: Wednesday, July 15
The University of Idaho is unveiling the completed first floor remodel of Gooding Wing in Wallace Residence Center. UI’s Housing & Residence Life team will host an open house from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, to allow community members the opportunity to view the newly remodeled space. The open house will be held on the first floor of Gooding, through the entrance off of Stadium Drive. ...
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